[time-nuts] VLF Phase-tracking receivers.
paulswedb at gmail.com
Sat Aug 9 19:38:01 EDT 2014
Some can. But the big mega power ones here run FSK or in reality MSK about
25-50Hz from what I can tell. The other comment I have is that there no
published data on the stability or reference. I could speculate its good
but have no idea actually.
Would have to build a receiver to figure it out.
On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 7:22 PM, Brooke Clarke <brooke at pacific.net> wrote:
> Hi Paul:
> Are the phase tracking receivers able to receive any VLF stations (like
> used by the military)?
> Have Fun,
> Brooke Clarke
> paul swed wrote:
>> All of the phase tracking receivers no longer work due to the new bpsk
>> Certainly if you need accuracy any of the GPSDOs out there are better then
>> the old wwvb receivers.
>> I have a 599 and will hope that the project I have been working on for far
>> to long will allow it to track again.
>> As to the 1310s etc. Never heard of them. Something to search for on the
>> On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 5:55 PM, Kenneth G. Gordon <
>> kgordon2006 at frontier.com>
>> Hello, I'm new here, but would like to get some advice, if possible.
>>> I have been going through my inventory here of items which were given to
>>> me in an estate some time ago.
>>> Amongst many other things, I find three Tracor or Textran 599 receivers.
>>> One 599-CS with its manual, a 599 (no suffix) and one labeled R-1086/URR,
>>> which is very obviously another 599. I have no manual for either of the
>>> I also have an RMS Engineering of Atlanta, GA Model 1312 receiver, but
>>> manuals (2) I have are for an RMS Engineering model 1310/1311.
>>> So my questions:
>>> 1) Are the Tracor/Textran 599s worth anything other than parts? and
>>> 2) Is there a manual available somewhere for the RMS Engineering Model
>>> 3) Is the 1312 worth anything to anyone these days?
>>> From the manuals I have on the 599 models, I am quite impressed with
>>> I would think about using one or the other of them except that I no
>>> have an extremely accurate 100 KHz signal source.
>>> Ken Gordon W7EKB
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